Ocracoke Campground is located on Ocracoke Island part of Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Ocracoke Campground - Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Ocracoke Campground is only accessible by ferry or aircraft.
The park service suggests using long tent stakes because the ground is sandy in the campsites.
This campground is located on the ocean side of the island a short walking distance from the beach through the sand dunes.
Number of Sites: 136
Location in the park: East of the village of Ocracoke, North Carolina on the island of Ocracoke.
Campsite Cost: $28
Senior/Access Camping Fee: Holders of the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior or Access Pass, or the Golden Age or Access pass are eligible for a 50% discount on their campsite.
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Campground Address: 4352 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
35° 7' 22.0001" N
75° 55' 34.0000" W
Accessible Sites: There are accessible campsites, and movement around the campground can be done along the paved loop roads. Two of the comfort stations in the loops closest to the entrance within the campground are accessible.
Pets Allowed: Pets must be kept on a leash less than 6 feet in length.
Are campground Reservations Available? Yes
Phone Number? 1-877-833-6777
How Far Ahead can you make a reservation? Individual sites at this campground operate on a 6-month rolling basis
First Come, First Served? Walk-up sites are not available. A reservation to camp is required.
The campground offers grills, flush toilets, drinking water, cold showers, and is pet-friendly.
The soil is sandy, so tent-campers will need extra-long tent stakes.
Dump Station: There is a dump station near the campground
Bear Boxes: No
Flush Toilets: Yes
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? Yes
Is a camp host available on site? Unknown
Is firewood available for purchase? Wood fires are not permitted in the campground. Only charcoal cooking fires are permitted in a grill, stove, or another self-contained unit.
Showers: Cold showers are available
Potable Water? Yes
Amenities at each campsite:
Firepit in the site? There is a charcoal grill in each site
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Biting insects are prevalent in the summer months, therefore netting and repellent are recommended.
There are no shaded sites.
RV Camping at Oregon Inlet Campground
RV Length: RVs under 40 feet are welcome at this campground.
Hookups: There are no RV hookups in the campground.
Generators: Quiet hours are 10:00 pm - 7:00 am. Generators must be turned off during quiet hours.
Generators may not be used at campsites labeled as D Loop sites.
How to get to Oregon Inlet Campground
The campground is located off North Carolina Route 12, three miles east of Ocracoke Village and ten miles west of Hatteras inlet ferry terminal.
The maximum number of people per campsite: There is a limit of 6 persons per site
The number of cars per campsite: Maximum of 2 cars, or 1 car and 1 trailer, and a maximum of two tents.
Checkout time: 12 pm
Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are 10:00 pm - 7:00 am
From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, camping is limited to a total of 14 days within a 30-day period.
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There are no National Park Lodges in Cape Hatteras NS
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Avon Motel - Avon Motel provides laundry facilities and more. Stay connected with free in-room Wi-Fi.
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